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Employee Engagement and Advocacy Platform Provider Smarp Moves Us Office to Atlanta

BWW News Desk
January 17, 2019

a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fsmarpcomampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorSmarpampindex1ampmd50ab6d85e33af0cbdb68eef4b4a56411d relnofollowSmarpa the Finlandbased startup specializing in employee engagement and advocacy solutions has announced that it will relocate its United States offices from New York City NY to Atlanta GA pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p In May 2018 Smarp secured a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Ftecheu2Fbrief2Fsmarpraisesfundingampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorE282AC42MinSeriesAfundingampindex2ampmd58c07b73c46615c6d891debf916a2a47b relnofollow42M in Series A fundinga round from Nauta Capital specifically earmarked to bolster the companys expansion beyond the Eurozone US customers now account for around 30 of Smarps users and billings p p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fcdnimages1mediumcom2Fmax2F8002F1pJU0g4bGfxAZsaSdu9FqXQpngampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorhttps3A2F2Fcdnimages1mediumcom2Fmax2F8002F1pJU0g4bGfxAZsaSdu9FqXQpngampindex3ampmd5313770b91e66771f5678093991e8b0b3 relnofollowhttpscdnimages1mediumcommax8001pJU0g4bGfxAZsaSdu9FqXQpnga p p Over the next few years we plan to grow our Atlanta operations into equal status and importance as our global headquarters in Helsinki Finland said Smarp CEO Roope Heinil p p Founded in 2011 Smarp maintains offices in London and Stockholm The company first opened a physical presence in the US in 2015 with its North American business development and customer success management teams initially operating from New York City p p Smarp sees Atlanta as a better environment for growth and talent acquisition Georgia is consistently cited as a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwgeorgiaorg2Fnewsroom2Fpressreleases2Fsiteselectionranksgeorgiano1businessfifthstraightyearampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorthetopstatefordoingbusinessampindex4ampmd5c41512253d2a15cd3995cc34998cd1cb relnofollowthe top state for doing businessa It is also a a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fgoforrestercom2Fblogs2Ftheshiftingmapofustechtalentoffersnewopportunitiesfortalenthungrycios2Fampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorleadinghotspotforavailableelitetechtalentampindex5ampmd538204f9eaf61ddc41ec641da7f604e01 relnofollowleading hotspot for available elite tech talenta p p Heinil shared his excitement about the move Our primary criterion was the availability of talent and Atlantas worldclass universities and diverse talent pool made it a top pick for us In New York we found that much of the talent pool was focused on the financial and media industries whereas we see Atlanta as a growing tech hub with a vast and diverse talent pool p p Smarps selection of Atlanta as its US headquarters underscores the continuing growth of Atlantas hightech industry and reflects the expanding business links between Georgia and Finland said John Saunders Honorary Consul of Finland in Atlanta and a partner at Smith Gambrell amp Russell LLP p p Assistance from The Georgia Department of Economic Development was instrumental in Smarps decision along with key support from the Metro Atlanta Chamber and Georgia Power p p Smarps new North American headquarters here provides our business community with more solutions for employee engagement and advocacy said Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO Hala Moddelmog I am excited to see another international company choose Georgia and join our strong technology ecosystem p p bMedia Contactsb p ul li classbwlistitemmargb Information about Smarp and its platform a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwsmarpcomampesheet51927353ampnewsitemid20190117005587amplanenUSampanchorhttps3A2F2Fwwwsmarpcomampindex6ampmd533a85a675f281efcf49d11b9412ddd52 relnofollowhttpswwwsmarpcoma li li classbwlistitemmargb Press inquiries a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefmailtoprinboundjunctioncom relnofollowprinboundjunctioncoma li ul

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